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ABC
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
evening on this saturday night. it's great to have you with us. we begin this evening with that standoff playing in the small town in alabama. at the center of it all, a little 5-year-old boy for five days now has been held under ground in a bunker, pulled off a school bus, out of the front seat where he loved to seit is. teams of law enforcement have arrived standing watch. neighbors lighting candles standing vigil. as temperatures are expect td to plum met, authorities are saying little about how they can get this boy out. abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: five days into this dramatic standoff, we're learning that hostage taker jimmy lee dykes has been in constant contact with negotiators. letting them send things to that little boy held hostage, 5-year-old ethan. >> he's also allowed us to providing color books, medication, toys. and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. >> reporter: it's unclear what kind of medication, but the boy reportedly has adhd and a form of autism. police don't think that dykes has physically harmed the boy. but we know that he has crying. there are
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: in a matter of minute, just after 3:00 p.m., agents used an explosive charge to blow open the entrance. they killed dykes, before taking the boy to a nearby hospital by ambulance. abc news has learned in the course of a week-long standoff, the fbi had created this mock bunker near the site. and had been using it to train for different scenarios to get the boy out. monday's raid was not the ending police had thought. they spent days negotiating with the decorated vietnam veteran, through a ventilation shaft. when the talks finally broke down, police say they had no other choice but to catch dykes by surprise. incredibly, ethan's mother had asked police days ago, not to kill dykes. >> she put her hand on the officer's heart and said, sir, don't hurt him. he's sick. >> reporter: you know, friends and family tell us that little ethan is a boy that loves to be hugged. and you can bet, he's getting those hugs today. >> thanks, gio. >>> joining us are ethan's great aunt and uncle. take us back to that moment when you first heard he was safe. >> i
ABC
Feb 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
leading to the underground bunker. >> he's also allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys. and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. >> reporter: it's unclear what kind of medication, but the boy reportedly has adhd and a form of autism. police don't think that dykes has physically harmed the boy. but we know that he has been crying. the bunker has an electric heater. but below the surface, there are near-freezing temperatures. we have learned in a bizarre twist that dykes has questioned that a reporter be sent into the bunker to speak to him. last tuesday, it was just like any other school day. little ethan was sitting in his favorite seat in the front of the bus. >> i looked up. he was threatening to kill us all. he said, i'll kill you all. i'll kill you all. i just want two kids. >> reporter: she was on that bus and said that dykes walked in and gave the driver a note. before shooting him dead and then running off with ethan in his arms. one of dykes' neighbors said that his behavior was so bizarre in the weeks before the shooting that
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am EST
is going too far. published reports say that the base in saudi arabia has been used to launch drone strikes against targets in yemen, including the one that killed american citizen, anwar al awlaki. a leaked memo from the obama admininistration claims u.s. citins accused of being al-qaeda operatives may lawfully be killed even if there's no evidence of an imminent threat. john brennan, the president's nominee for cia director, will face tough questions about that memo in his confirmation hearing tomorrow. >>> and computer hackers have struck the federal reserve. the hacker group, anonymous, claims to have chosen data belonging to 4,000 bankers. no critical operations have been affected. >>> and it's being called the largest credit card fraud in history. authorities arrested 18 people based in new jersey, accused of stealing some $200 million after creating thousands of fake i.d.s, with stolen social security numbers. using those fake i.d.s to obtain cards, the suspects allegedly wired money to seven countries, including pakistan and china. >>> and abc news has learned that lance armstrong i
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
dorner. abc's cecilia vega has been covering the story all night. and joins us now this morning with the very latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: elizabeth, good morning. -pt dorner lasted ten, long days. the heart of that search and now likely its finale, happening right here in this ski resort town outside of los angeles. sources tell abc news, a charred body was found in a burned-down house where a shoot-out yesterday took place with police. now, authorities are looking to forensic evidence to confirm that body belongs to christopher dorner. after an all-day shoot-out filled with drama -- the week-long international manhunt for christopher dorner ended overnight in a blazing inferno and a hail of gunfire. [ gunfire ] with local news stations broadcasting live -- >> what you are hearing is the scene unfolding live. >> reporter: sources tell abc news, it all started shortly after noon, when a maid called 911, saying she and another worker had been tied up and held hostage by dorner in a resort cabin. remarkably, just a few yards from where police had
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
test under kim jong-un, who said the test is aimed at ferocious u.s. hostility towards north korea. in december, also successfully tested a long-range missile, capable of reaching hawaii. the white house is calling this a highly provocative act. and calling on actions from the international community. there's very little the u.s. or the u.n. can do at this point since strong sanctions are already in place. in fact, this morning, north korea is saying, we will consider search of our ships and other sanctions by the international community as an act of war. and, josh, they say it will bring on relentless retaliatory attacks. >> we will certainly keep our eye on this. martha, thank you for that. >>> meanwhile, there's word this morning of a new poll out, planned for the u.s. forces in afghanistan. the pentagon is reportedly pushing a timetable that would keep some 8,000 troops in the country after the mission officially ends next year. white house advisers have pushed for a more aggressive withdrawal. the president is expected to announce a final decision soon. >>> an outpouring of su
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
at noon . >> and join us throughout the morning. we're all on at with quarterback cool. >> when you're in your car, tune in to 95.5 fm and am 750 news talk wsb. >> and we'll see you again tomorrow morning at 4:30 and "good morning america" is income. have a great tuesday. eating. >> reporter: the fbi says, after a week-long standoff, it finally made the call monday to raid the homemade, underground , where 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes was holding the child hostage. sources tell abc news, the decision came after agents inserted a small camera inside the bunker to monitor dykes' movements. >> mr. dykes was holding a gun. fbi agents, fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: in a matter of minute, just after 3:00 p.m., agents used an explosive charge to blow open the entrance. they killed dykes, before taking the boy to a nearby hospital by ambulance. abc news has learned in the course of a week-long standoff, the fbi had created this mock bunker near the site. and had been using it to train for different scenarios to get the boy ou
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 2:35am EST
will be debating the use of drones to take our terror targets. in many congress are expressing concerns about the obama administration's use of drones. and it's expected to be debated tomorrow. concerns are intensifying after the release of a justice department document that claims drones can be used against al qaeda targets without evidence of specific plots against the u.s. and president obama will be heading to israel next month for meetings with newly re-elected israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. he was there in 2008 when he was a presidential candidate. during this trip, the president plans to meet with arab leaders. >>> also in the middle east, iranian president ahmadinejad was in egypt. at a mosque in cairo, a protester threw his shoe at ahmadinejad, which is a big shine of disrespect. that person was arrested. >>> in south korea, a terrifying car crash caught on tape. an suv struck an oncoming after flying over a hedge. it shattered the car's wind shooeld, but we are told both drivers somehow managed to survive the accident. >> wow. you can hear the screaming. oh, one more tim
ABC
Feb 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
that s.e.a.l., chris kyle, took out more u.s. enemies than anyone else ever did as a sniper. he often said he preferred to think about the lives he saved by doing it. after four tours in iraq, he returned home to help american troops recover from the invisible wound of war. tonight this young man, eddie routh, is accused of killing him. abc's ryan owens is in texas and he leads us off tonight. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away, but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfortable, this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son, and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range for some type of therapy. >> reporter: officers arrested t
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 1:40am PST
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ABC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
witnessed a female officer using excessive force. for years he appealed the decisions. sources say that he recently snapped after exhausting all avenues to get his good name back. >> you're always on duty when you're a cop. >> reporter: she's dorner's former girlfriend. >> it's scary situation. i have the phone on 911 when i open the door to my apartment. who's next? you don't know. i don't see a peaceful resolve or ending in the situation because he committed so many heinous acts at this point. >> reporter: dorner said that he's going to use every bit of his training to kill police, he said that he's prepared to die and george, my sources say, believe him. >> reporter: brad garrett joins us now from washington. we learned so much. we know that the car is in the ravine, some tracks there. but this is like finding a needle in a haystack at this point. >> it is, george. hopefully, they have tracking dogs out there immediately. the key is, what is dorner going to do? did he have any plan to go to big bear? a place that he's been in the past? the key is, getting the word out in big bear to all
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
're waiting for the district attorney to give us an update on arrests made in the murder of a >>> developing news in fairfield now. the district attorney is giving us an update in the arrest in the murder of a 13-year-old girl. >> deputy district attorney assigned this homicide and investigator aaron dylan. will make no further comment until arraignment on this casetí this coming wednesday. thank you. >> when is the arraignment? >> wednesday. >> trying to turn that around for you just as soon as possible. police do say the man in custody is someone who they had under surveillance up until his arrest today. his name is anthony lamar jones a 32-year-old baurer from from fairfield. >> all that happened there was about a minute long statement. and the prosecutor introduced those involved in the case and apologized to victim families so. a lot of details are still forth coming. we'll keep you postedthon. >> you might remember the young woman who fuse used profanity then flipped off a judge this week. >> the ant yeks -- antics of the 18-year-old went viral resulting in the judge doubling her bail
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am EST
was in the plastic pipe negotiators used to communicate with ethan's kidnapper. sources tell abc news, the negotiators convinced dykes to approach the bunker door to accept delivery of an item. there, fbi agents set off an explosive device. dykes fired on the agents. they fired back. and moments later, dykes was dead, ethan safe. law enforcement officers spent several days planning the raid. they even built this mock bunker to plan for a breach. >> you can practice having a camera inside and ultimately design how you're going to assault this bunker. >> reporter: last night, an emotional candlelight celebration, residents at midland city, alabama, reflected on the ordeal. >> right now, we're truly blessed. truly blessed to see god work a miracle in our hometown. >> people are grieving here. the loss of the way of life. many people here don't keep their doors locked. things are going to change in our community, especially for our school system. >> reporter: little ethan, who has autism and adhd, is said to be doing well. his classmates are throwing him a big birthday party. rob and dian
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 5:30pm PST
takes us to a stretch of american highway that felt it the most. >> reporter: tangled and twisted on a detroit highway. this was the scene along a mile and a half stretch of i-75 today. at least 30 vehicles were involved in the crash. three people were killed, including two children believed to be siblings. the culprit? whiteout conditions from a single band of snow. wxyz meteorologist hallie vogel takes us through it. >> only 15 minutes. that's all it takes. >> reporter: this is what it looked like inside that blinding whiteout. it's called lake effect snow. and it was created as cold air and wind passed over the warmer waters of lake michigan. lake effect snow squalls are notorious. you can be driving along with perfect visibility, then, in seconds, you can't see anything at all. fierce winds whipped up snow along indiana highways today, too. 40 cars piled up on i-70. this is part of that same system that has created weather bedlam around the nation the past few days, including that tornado, believed to have had winds of 160 miles per hour in adairsville, georgia. abc's steve os
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
're going to check in with her in a minute. sam, first, give us all the latest on this storm. >> we might as well pull out the "b" word, blizzard, for this one. it's the worst that it can deliver. anywhere from newark to new york city, all the way through hartford and connecticut, to boston, massachusetts, up to portland, maine. this entire area is going to get the driving, blinding snow, the snow that shuts down cities. this is kind of a big hit for this area. it really comes together with two storms. one storm that's delivered a hit of snow. north of the chicagoland area, about ten inches of snow. you didn't have to get too far to get that snow there. and in central detroit. not detroit, but central michigan. they picked up about ten inches of snow. as that system drives up to the north, they get together and phase right about 2:00, 3:00 in the morning, that system will pull itself together to become one, big snowmaker off the coast of new york and connecticut and massachusetts and boston, to make that big, big storm happen. who gets what? if you're south of the center of the storm you
Search Results 0 to 26 of about 27 (some duplicates have been removed)